SHD makes COVID-19 testing a routine clinical service

Release: Public Health COVID-19 Testing Changes VALDOSTA – Beginning Monday, March 29, 2021, health departments throughout South Health District will begin offering rapid COVID-19 testing as a clinical appointment. The two largest health departments, Lowndes and…

Kemp shares his thoughts on federal testing amid…

Release: Gov. Kemp Issues Statement on Biden Administration Waiver Decision Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp issued a statement regarding the Biden Administration's decision to deny a waiver petitioning the federal government to waive testing…

USED denies waiver on federal testing requirements

Statement from State School Superintendent Richard Woods on U.S. Department of Education testing, accountability decisions February 24, 2021 – “On the evening of February 22, all states received information from the U.S. Department of Education (USED)…

Georgia’s BOE negates high impact of End-of-Course exams

Release: State Board of Education approves Superintendent Woods' .01% EOC proposal MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us December 21, 2020 – The State Board of Education (SBOE) today voted unanimously to approve State School Superintendent Richard…

Wiregrass now offering HiSET computer pathways

Release: New High School Equivalency Test Now Offered at Wiregrass Tech Valdosta, GA - Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is one of four colleges in Georgia that is piloting a new High School Equivalency test called HiSET®.  Wiregrass Tech…

Valdosta Police Dept. hiring event

Release: Valdosta Police Department is Hiring. We are holding an open testing on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 6pm. We allow entrance starting at 5:30pm. The test is limited to the first 20 people that…